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Table 1 T2 values in rejecting and non-rejecting animal models of heart transplantation.

From: Cardiovascular magnetic resonance in the diagnosis of acute heart transplant rejection: a review

Trial Animal Model T2 (ms)
Non-rejector vs. Rejector
P value Field Strength
Walpoth et al 1998 Pig 47 +/- 6 vs. 50 +/- 6 ns 1.5 T
Kurland et al 1989 Rat 35 +/2* vs. 46 +/- 6 < 0.001 1.5 T
Sasaki et al 1987 Dog 36 vs 49 < 0.01 1.5 T
Aherne et al 1986 Dog 42 +/- 5 vs. 66 +/- 8 < 0.01 0.35 T
Tscholakoff et al 1985 Dog 36 +/- 5 vs. 58 +/- 10 < 0.005 0.35 T
Sasaguri 1985 Rat 39 vs. 53 < 0.01 Pulse spectrometer
0.5 T
Huber 1985 Rat 49 +/- 1 vs. 68 +/- 10 < 0.005 Pulse Spectrometer
0.25 T
  1. ns = not significant
  2. * isografts
  3. Non transplant control